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Cody Coyote


Profile Details

Cody Coyote (they/them) is trans and non-binary, a sensuous yet mischievous little coyote with a penchant for leather, needles, and sacred whoredom - among other things.
Despite being relatively new and active in the kink, BDSM, and leather scenes, they hit the ground running after discovering and subsequently joining the Queer Leather Association Sacramento.

They value the role of a community dedicated to the nurturing and growth of all of its members and siblings in leather, and cody managed to find that through QLAS. They also discovered their penchant for service through leather care and bootblacking by way of Sac Area Bootlab and Cigar Social and participate at every monthly get-together, eager to share space and learn new things.

Cody's service extends into volunteering for Northwest Leather Celebration in 2019, in participating as a bootblack at 2019 Folsom Street Fair's Playground, and in serving as QLASs Theirstorian (a non-binary historian). Since COVID, they turned their attention to integrating their calling to educate with their passion for mental health, literature, kink, BDSM, and leather, and began to create classes and lectures on topics they would like to see.

They have presented for The Ravyns Nest, Pragmatically Kink, and Queer Leather Association Sacramento.

You can connect with Cody Coyote on:

Fetlife: @leatherandneedle
Facebook: zadi.volva.1
Blog (coming soon):

Who will be presenting:

Gender Reveal: An Exploratory Introduction to Gender and Sexuality

Class Description

Usually when we think of gender reveals, they’re about color-coded cake celebrating genitalia. Cody Coyote cordially invites you to a whole different kind of gender reveal, where we explore and celebrate together what gender and sexual diversity looks like. Alongside defining concepts and ideas behind gender and sexuality, participants will receive worksheets, discussion handouts, and recommended reading materials so they can embark on their own journey to discover and reveal their gender and sexuality with Cody’s self-reflexive approach.

Queer/Trans Social Space

Class Description

Trauma Informed Negotiation and Consent

Class Description

More and more, our society continues to understand how trauma shapes our very lives and relationships. This is especially true in the leather, kink, and BDSM communities as we consider what to do if a partner becomes "triggered." Join cody as they unpack the meanings behind "trauma," "negotiation," and "consent" and facilitate interactive discussion of how we may navigate discussions of negotiation and consent with trauma in mind. The purpose of this discussion is for participants to begin understanding how trauma can unexpectedly rear its head in relationships and play, and what steps they can take to adequately prepare and address those situations when they arise. Important Note - The discussion is a safe space; however, given the nature of the class's theme, you are strongly encouraged to prepare a respite plan/aftercare routine ahead of time.

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